Members of the Pi Zeta chapter Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority at Mississippi University for Women pictured at the Southeastern Regional Conference in Birmingham, Ala., are, first row, from left, advisor Gennette Robinson, Seigee Jones, Cierra Jackson, Jianwen Jackson, Jelicia Crawford and Nu Epsilon Omega President Charlette Teague. Second row, Cydney Archie, Danielle Stewart and Patrice Chandler. Third row, Kayla Stokes and Constance Head. Fourth row, Turquoise Banks, Kadijah Kinds and Delorine Edwards.
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May 2, 2011 4:43:00 AM
The Pi Zeta chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. received top recognition at the 79th South Eastern Regional Conference recently held in Birmingham, Ala.
The local undergraduate chapter on the campus of Mississippi University for Women was awarded first place for Service Project, Soles for Souls, a shoe drive designated to distribute shoes to needy families.
The chapter also received the Achievement Award for implementing noteworthy targeted programs; the Exhibit Award for demonstrating and documenting conference attendance, submitting timely reports, maintaining academic excellence, campus involvement and sister relations; the Flag Award for displaying the conference theme and an honor for participating in the conference Step Show.
South Eastern Regional Director Adrienne P-K Washington presided and more than 2,500 members from Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee were in attendance.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority is an international service organization that was founded on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C., in 1908. It is the oldest Greek-lettered organization established by African-American college-educated women.
The commitment of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Inc., is to be "Supreme in Service to all Mankind."